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Quiz about A Tour Through the City of Brotherly Love
Quiz about A Tour Through the City of Brotherly Love

A Tour Through the City of Brotherly Love Quiz


You live in the United Kingdom and decide that you want to visit one of America's historical cities; you choose Philadelphia, which is known as The City of Brotherly Love. Welcome and enjoy your stay!

A multiple-choice quiz by JuniorTheJaws. Estimated time: 11 mins.
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Time
11 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
131,157
Updated
Jul 23 22
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15
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Question 1 of 15
1. Philadelphia has the fifth largest public transportation system in the United States, and visitors to Philadelphia have several different options to choose from to get to their intended destination; they can either rent a car, hail a taxi, or simply take the public transit system. Philadelphia's public transit headquarters is located on historic Market Street, in the same area that the yearly and time honored Mummer's Parade is held. If you have decided to simply take a bus, what name will you see on the buses? Hint


Question 2 of 15
2. While visiting this historic city, you have hotel accommodations at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, which is located on Philadelphia's famous waterfront at 201 South Columbus Boulevard. After unpacking your belongings, and ordering room service, you settle in for a night of sleep in anticipation for your excursion to the Museum of Art. Upon awakening the next morning, you ring down to the main lobby and ask about transportation to the Museum of Art, the concierge says not to worry, as he will have a taxi waiting for you. Busying around your room until you are finished, you reach for your carry bag, and your camera, and head towards the elevators. Upon reaching the lobby, the doorman signals and a taxi pulls up, and you hop in. You are really enjoying the ride, and are having a great time observing all the people that are about. Before you realize it, you are in front of the Museum of Art, so you pay the taxi driver, and tell him thank you as you head towards the main entrance to the museum. As you stand in front of the museum admiring the architecture, you are thinking about walking up the steps to the main door. How many steps do you have to walk up in order to get to the main entrance? Hint


Question 3 of 15
3. After spending hours visiting the Museum of Art, you realize that it is nearing 2:00PM, and have a sudden urge to try the famous Philadelphia Cheesesteak; so you decide to hail a taxi and head towards 9th Street and Passyunk Avenue. You arrive at the location, and are amazed at the amount of people that are standing in line at Geno's, home of Philadelphia's favorite cheesesteak. As you are standing in line, you hear people placing their orders with what you consider an odd terminology. When it is your turn to tell the cashier you want a cheesesteak with fried onions, what does she yell back to the person that is making the sandwiches? Hint


Question 4 of 15
4. After eating your 'Philly Cheesesteak,' you have made a decision to visit Philadelphia's Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site, which is located at Spring Garden Street. You hail a taxi that is flying by, and are on your way to see where Edgar Allan Poe lived, while he was in Philadelphia. What is the street address of Poe's house? Hint


Question 5 of 15
5. After visiting Poe's home, you decide that you would like to visit Philadelphia's Historic Bartram Gardens, which is located in Southwest Philadelphia, approximately twenty minutes southwest of Broad and Market Streets (in center city) at 54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard. You are an avid gardner, and can thoroughly appreciate the history and picturesque plantings that you will see there. Who is the Historic Bartram Garden's named for?

Answer: (Two Words. First and last name only. Hint: America's first botanist)
Question 6 of 15
6. For the next stop on your tour through the beautiful city of Philadelphia, you have decided to visit The Franklin Institute, which was named for Benjamin Franklin, and is home to one of the Wright Brother's planes. What is the name of the plane that can be seen on display at the Franklin Institute? Hint


Question 7 of 15
7. After visiting, The Franklin Institute, you realize that you are tired and decide to retire to your hotel room for the evening. While awaiting room service, you go through the souvenirs that you purchased, and plan the next stop on your list of things to do. You have heard so much about America's first zoo, that you are eagerly anticipating the experience you will have. Room service is delivered, and when you are fully satisfied, you retire for the evening. The next morning, you awaken and get yourself ready to go to the Philadelphia Zoo. You go down to the lobby, the doorman has a taxi waiting for you; you climb in, and relax on the trip to the zoo. When you arrive at the zoo, you purchase a ticket to enter so that you can see all of the animals and exhibits. However, there is one year-round exhibit that is not available on the original ticket purchase. What is the name of the exhibit? Hint


Question 8 of 15
8. After visiting the Philadelphia Zoo, you have decided to visit the Philadelphia Mummer's Museum. Although you have heard so much about the Mummers, you are not really sure what the word 'mummer' means. Exactly what is a 'mummer'? Hint


Question 9 of 15
9. After visiting the Mummer's Museum, and learning the history of the Philadelphia Mummer, you decide to head for City Hall, which is located at Center Square in the middle of Broad Street and Market Street. You take the grand tour, and decide that you would like to visit the inside of William Penn's hat so that you can see a full view of Philadelphia. Is the inside of William Penn's hat part of the City Hall tour?


Question 10 of 15
10. Once you have viewed Philadelphia's City Hall, you decide that you are going to visit the city's famed Italian Market, a place that was made famous by actor Sylvester Stallone while he was filming the series of "Rocky" flicks. Upon arriving at the Italian Market, you notice a huge mural that is dedicated to Philadelphia's favorite and much beloved mayor. What is the name of the man that the mural was made for and dedicated to? Hint


Question 11 of 15
11. Soon you will be leaving Philadelphia, so you decide it is high time that enjoy some of the city's nightlife. You enjoy the environment of the British Pubs, so you ask the concierge of the hotel where you are staying where there is an authentic British Pub. The concierge informs you that the only British Pub is located at 421 South Second Street and is called The Dark Horse of Philadelphia. You go to your room for a shower and change, and then it is off to The Dark Horse. Once you arrive at the pub you hear the locals saying that the pub was renamed. What was the original name of The Dark Horse of Philadelphia? Hint


Question 12 of 15
12. You have been at The Dark Horse for approximately four hours, and decide that you are in the mood to listen to Jazz music. You ask the bartender for the closest Jazz Club, and he tells you that would be Zanzibar Blue. What is the address of Zanzibar Blue? Hint


Question 13 of 15
13. You look at your watch and realize it is nearing 1:30AM, so you head outside of Zanzibar Blue to hail a cab back to your hotel. As you stumble into your room, you take off your shoes and head for the bathroom, where you shower and change for bed. The next morning you wake and look over your itinerary, and decide that you will go to the American Swedish Museum, but you are not sure as to where the museum is located. Once again you ask the concierge for help and he tells you where the American Swedish Museum is located, and says it is located in one of Philadelphia's Fairmount Park Commissions holdings. In which park does he tell you the museum is located? Hint


Question 14 of 15
14. After spending several hours at the Historic American Swedish Museum, you check your itinerary and see that the next stop on your list is the area's only aquarium. What is the name of the aquarium? Hint


Question 15 of 15
15. After visiting the area's aquarium you decide to make it an early night, you go back to your hotel and start packing up your things for your flight back to the United Kingdom. You lounge on the bed, enjoying a book, and soon your eyelids become heavy and you fade off to sleep. The next morning you wake and busy yourself with a few remaining things, before you check-out of the hotel. When you are finished, you head down to the lobby, you check out, and thank the concierge for all of his help. The doorman sees you and flags you a taxi, which will take you back to the Philadelphia International Airport for your flight home. But before you get into the waiting taxi, the doorman tells you that you really should try a Philadelphia tradition, and it is something that you can take on the plane trip home. What is it that the doorman tells you that you should try?

Answer: (Two Words. Choose either: Philadelphia pretzel or Philadelphia Bagel. Those are your only options)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Philadelphia has the fifth largest public transportation system in the United States, and visitors to Philadelphia have several different options to choose from to get to their intended destination; they can either rent a car, hail a taxi, or simply take the public transit system. Philadelphia's public transit headquarters is located on historic Market Street, in the same area that the yearly and time honored Mummer's Parade is held. If you have decided to simply take a bus, what name will you see on the buses?

Answer: Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority was founded in 1963, by Pennsylvania lawmakers as a way to help its citizens get to their jobs, go shopping, take their children to school. In the latter part of 1963, SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) took possession of the Philadelphia Transportation Company. By merging the two organizations, the citizens stopped using their cars for almost everything, and instead opted to take SEPTA, to save wear and tear on their vehicles. With its new found fame, SEPTA purchased the Red Arrow Transit Lines in 1970, and made new bus routes available to the citizens of Philadelphia, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Bucks Counties. In 1983, SEPTA stepped in to assist the Pennsylvania Regional Rail System, however, because of financial trouble, Regional Rail decided that the best course of action would be to merge with SEPTA. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) has approximately five hundred thousand people who make approximately one million trips per day. SEPTA is responsible for the maintenance of approximately 2,300 buses, subway cars, trolleys, trackless trolleys, and commuter rail cars that travel nearly eighty million miles on a yearly basis with approximately 10, 250 employees.

If you want to visit South Philadelphia's favorite cheesesteak house, Geno's, which is located at 9th and Passyunk Avenue, or if you want to visit the Museum of Art, which is located at 26th and Ben Franklin Parkway, or if you decide to visit City Hall at Broad and Market Streets to see the city from William Penn's observation deck, rest assured that SEPTA can get you there. However, if you are lucky enough to know someone in Philadelphia who drives a car, then that is even better!
2. While visiting this historic city, you have hotel accommodations at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, which is located on Philadelphia's famous waterfront at 201 South Columbus Boulevard. After unpacking your belongings, and ordering room service, you settle in for a night of sleep in anticipation for your excursion to the Museum of Art. Upon awakening the next morning, you ring down to the main lobby and ask about transportation to the Museum of Art, the concierge says not to worry, as he will have a taxi waiting for you. Busying around your room until you are finished, you reach for your carry bag, and your camera, and head towards the elevators. Upon reaching the lobby, the doorman signals and a taxi pulls up, and you hop in. You are really enjoying the ride, and are having a great time observing all the people that are about. Before you realize it, you are in front of the Museum of Art, so you pay the taxi driver, and tell him thank you as you head towards the main entrance to the museum. As you stand in front of the museum admiring the architecture, you are thinking about walking up the steps to the main door. How many steps do you have to walk up in order to get to the main entrance?

Answer: Seventy-two

Philadelphia's Museum of Art was the first home of Philadelphia's 'Rocky' Statue, which captures the image of actor Sylvester Stallone portraying Boxing's World Heavyweight Champion, in a series of movie flicks based upon a character named Rocky Balboa. In the box office hit "Rocky II," we see 'Rocky Balboa' climbing seventy-two steps to reach the top of the Art Museum, where he is surround by hordes of children from throughout Philadelphia. The 'Rocky' statue was moved from the Philadelphia Museum of Art after much controversy. Polls were printed in the local papers, and the citizens of Philadelphia were divided. In the end the nine foot statue was moved to its final resting place atop the steps of The Spectrum Sports Stadium, which is located at Broad and Pattison in the heart of South Philadelphia.

Inside the quiet and serene museum a person visiting Philadelphia will surely marvel in the displays and presentations, for the museum is host to a collection of Asian art, which is from the third millennium BC and into the 1990s. The Asian art room proudly displays paintings, decorative pieces, a Chinese palace hall, sculptured displays, a collection of oriental carpeting, and ceramics; as well as a traditional Japanese ceremonial teahouse.

You will also find a display of European collections such as, medieval sculpture, a 13th-century French cloister, Impressionist and Postimpressionist paintings, masterpieces of Renaissance painting, and a suite of 18th-century French interiors.

After you have visited all of the displays, you discover that the museum houses an entire room dedicated to Auguste Rodin, the display, which is called the 'Rodin Museum,' houses 124 sculptures; it also has precious bronze casts of Rodin's greatest masterpieces. Your eyes will fall upon 'The Thinker,' which is perhaps his most famous piece; 'Eternal Springtime,' which is an emotional historic dedication, and 'Apotheosis of Victor Hugo.' You will also be able to view his final masterpiece 'The Gates of Hell,' which Rodin worked on from 1880 until his passing in 1917. You will also see plaster pieces of his works in progress, letters, writings, and designs.

All of the material in the 'Rodin Museum,' was purchased by the founder of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Jules E. Mastbaum. Mastbaum was captivated by Rodin's work when he visited Paris, France in 1923. Mastbaum admired the artist's work so much that he collected and purchased every single piece that the museum houses. He wanted to build a special place to display these masterpieces, but unfortunately Mastbaum passed away in 1926, before Rodin's room was finished. Within a three year span, from 1923 to 1926, Mastbaum held in his possession the finest collection of Rodin pieces, outside of Paris, France.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is also the proud owner of the artwork created by Philadelphia's native-artist, Thomas Eakins.
3. After spending hours visiting the Museum of Art, you realize that it is nearing 2:00PM, and have a sudden urge to try the famous Philadelphia Cheesesteak; so you decide to hail a taxi and head towards 9th Street and Passyunk Avenue. You arrive at the location, and are amazed at the amount of people that are standing in line at Geno's, home of Philadelphia's favorite cheesesteak. As you are standing in line, you hear people placing their orders with what you consider an odd terminology. When it is your turn to tell the cashier you want a cheesesteak with fried onions, what does she yell back to the person that is making the sandwiches?

Answer: One with

The fame of the Philadelphia cheesesteak has reached outrageous proportions, people come from far and wide just to taste this delicious sandwich.

Since Geno's first opened its doors, this famous steak place has been visited by numerous celebrities which include Adam Sandler (comedian), Donna Summer (recording artist), Jay Leno (host of the "Tonight Show"), Jeff Smith (the Frugal Gourmet), Michael J. Fox (actor; "Spin City," and "Family Ties"), Oprah Winfrey (talk show host), and President William Jefferson Clinton, to name just a few.

Geno's Steaks was founded in 1966 by Joseph Vento, he figured he had a better product to offer than the steakhouse that was already in business on the west corner of 9th Street and Passyunk Avenue, Pat's Steaks; so with only six dollars in his pocket, two boxes of steaks, and a few hot dogs he started what has become a Philadelphia tradition. Needless to say, his competitor, along with family and friends did not give the risque businessman six months until he closed shop!

Joe was amazed at the reception his sandwiches had received. The reason for his success was simple, he used only the finest thinly sliced rib-eye steak, melted cheese, oven-fresh baked bread, and grilled onions. The famous sandwich is guaranteed to stimulate your tastebuds.

However, there is one word of warning; when ordering your cheesesteak it is best to know how to order, but in most cases Philadelphia tourists do not know how to order a cheesesteak the proper way, so once you tell the cashier that you want a cheesesteak with fried onions, she will yell to the person who makes the sandwiches "One with." She will take your money and in a few moments you will have a freshly made, delicious tasting cheesesteak with fried onions! And if you would like fries and soda to go along with your tantalizing sandwich, you can find those items at the next window.

Once you have the scrumptious sandwich, you can have a seat on the surrounding picnic tables and benches to thoroughly enjoy this sensational treat.

Geno's Steaks are opened seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day...rain, snow, or shine!
4. After eating your 'Philly Cheesesteak,' you have made a decision to visit Philadelphia's Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site, which is located at Spring Garden Street. You hail a taxi that is flying by, and are on your way to see where Edgar Allan Poe lived, while he was in Philadelphia. What is the street address of Poe's house?

Answer: 230-32 North 7th Street

Edgar Allan Poe was born 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of traveling actors. Before Poe was two years old, his father had deserted Poe and his mother. Edgar's mother passed away in 1811, and he became the ward of a wealthy business merchant, John Allan. John Allan and his family, which included Edgar, moved to the United Kingdom in 1815, and resided there until 1820, when they moved back to the United States. For the next several years, Poe's relationship with the Allan family was slowly beginning to deteriorate, and in 1927 he enlisted in the United States Army.

During his first year in the Armed Forces, his first book "Tamerlane and Other Poems," was published. While waiting to hear if he was accepted into the United States Military Academy, Poe's second book "Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane, and Minor Poems," was published in 1829. Both books, Poe historians say, show the influence of the English poet Lord Byron.

Eventually Poe came to reside in Philadelphia, and took up residence at 230-32 North 7th Street, near Spring Garden Street. Poe lived in the house for six years, and wrote some of his best works while living there. Some of the works that Poe had published while living in Philadelphia include "The Telltale Heart," "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Pit and the Pendulum," "The Gold-Bug," and what historians consider the first murder mystery, "Murders in the Rue Morgue."

The Philadelphia Historical Society believe that Poe and his family rented the house on North 7th Street, because the only piece of evidence that was found was a lease which bore his name. However, whatever furnishings that were in the house at the time that Poe occupied it, are no longer there. The house remains empty, and if you ever have the chance to visit Poe's house, you will see a film slide detailing Poe's stay in the City of Brotherly Love, and you will be able to walk through the house that was his home for six years. But most of all you will have an eerie feeling of your heart beating against its chamber walls.
5. After visiting Poe's home, you decide that you would like to visit Philadelphia's Historic Bartram Gardens, which is located in Southwest Philadelphia, approximately twenty minutes southwest of Broad and Market Streets (in center city) at 54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard. You are an avid gardner, and can thoroughly appreciate the history and picturesque plantings that you will see there. Who is the Historic Bartram Garden's named for?

Answer: John Bartram

John Bartram, America's first botanist was born in 1699. He is the founder of the American Philosophical Society, and was referred to as "the greatest natural botanist in the world" by world renowned Swedish botanist Carolus Linnaeus. In 1765, King George III honored Bartram by naming him the Royal Botanist in America and in 1769, he was inducted as a member of the Royal Academy of Science in Stockholm.

The home where Bartram, his ancestors, and descendants lived for one hundred twenty-five years is the oldest living botanical garden in America. Located near the Schuylkill River in Southwest Philadelphia, the eighteenth century home features farm buildings, age old botanical gardens, an assortment of wildflower meadows, water gardens, a freshwater wetland, a park, a beautiful river trail, and a museum shop. In 1963, John Bartram's family home was inducted into the National Historic Landmark.

Visitors to this beautiful garden will also see a cider press carved entirely out of bedrock, and Franklinia alatamaha, which is named for a close friend to Bartram, Benjamin Franklin, and saved from extinction by Bartram. The array of items and historical beauty that the gardens have to offer, can fully be seen while gazing at the oldest Gingko tree in the United States. You can stroll through the most fragrant common flower gardens in America, and at night you will be able to indulge in the fragrances and heighten your senses, while witnessing a spectacular view of Philadelphia's skyline.
6. For the next stop on your tour through the beautiful city of Philadelphia, you have decided to visit The Franklin Institute, which was named for Benjamin Franklin, and is home to one of the Wright Brother's planes. What is the name of the plane that can be seen on display at the Franklin Institute?

Answer: 1911 Model B Flyer

The Franklin Institute which is located at 222 North 20th Street is named for Benjamin Franklin, one of Philadelphia's founding fathers. The Institute has many displays that will tantalize and thrill you, including the famed Tuttleman IMAX Theater, a 3D Theater, a live Earth Cam, the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial, Kid Science Center, The Train Factory, Electricity and Electronics workshop, The Sports Challenge, CyberZone at your fingertips, The Changing Earth, Bioscience-the heart, and of course an entire exhibition dedicated to the pioneers of flight, The Wright Brothers.

In the Wright Flight Room, you will see the exhibit's only plane, a Wright Brothers 1911 Model B, Number 36 Flyer, a complete diagram of the first plane that the brothers invented, complete slide film of the planes restoration, and a detailed biography of the brothers.
7. After visiting, The Franklin Institute, you realize that you are tired and decide to retire to your hotel room for the evening. While awaiting room service, you go through the souvenirs that you purchased, and plan the next stop on your list of things to do. You have heard so much about America's first zoo, that you are eagerly anticipating the experience you will have. Room service is delivered, and when you are fully satisfied, you retire for the evening. The next morning, you awaken and get yourself ready to go to the Philadelphia Zoo. You go down to the lobby, the doorman has a taxi waiting for you; you climb in, and relax on the trip to the zoo. When you arrive at the zoo, you purchase a ticket to enter so that you can see all of the animals and exhibits. However, there is one year-round exhibit that is not available on the original ticket purchase. What is the name of the exhibit?

Answer: The Bird Sanctuary

The Philadelphia Zoo is America's first zoo, and is home to hundreds of animals. Although there are several different exhibits, which are operational at certain times of the year, The Bird Sanctuary is the only year-round exhibit that is not on the original ticket purchase. If you wish to see the Sanctuary, you will have to purchase a separate ticket.

Some of the animal exhibits include the PECO Primate Reserve, named for the Philadelphia Electric Company who funded the reserve after a fire burned down the original (which tells the story of the near extinction of the lowland gorilla, lemurs, gibbons, languars, and Sumatran orangutans; not to mention you will get to witness the remarkable animals in a mock habitat environment), The Rare Animal Conservation Center (which displays Giant Rodrigues fruit bats, naked mole rats, blue-eyed lemurs and tree kangaroos, plus a slide film of these animals in their nearly destroyed habitats and suggests what you can do to help protect them), the Reptile and Amphibian House, and a giant otter exhibit. You will also be able to witness, in a mock environment of their African homeland habitats, warthogs, sable antelope, Mhorr gazelle, reticulated giraffes, hippos and zebras. Plus exotic South American animals, such as giant anteaters, giant bearded pigs and capybaras (the largest rodents in the world).
8. After visiting the Philadelphia Zoo, you have decided to visit the Philadelphia Mummer's Museum. Although you have heard so much about the Mummers, you are not really sure what the word 'mummer' means. Exactly what is a 'mummer'?

Answer: A person or group of people that celebrate their ethnic life in America, through dance and costume

The Mummer's Museum is located at 1100 South Second Street, and opened its doors in 1976. The museum is host to all things associated with Philadelphia's annual celebration of New Years. Inside you will find Mummer's paraphernalia and memorabilia. The Mummer's Parade was started as a way for a person or group of people to celebrate their ethnic life in America, through dance and costume. For more information about the Philadelphia's Annual Mummer's Parade, please visit their website.
9. After visiting the Mummer's Museum, and learning the history of the Philadelphia Mummer, you decide to head for City Hall, which is located at Center Square in the middle of Broad Street and Market Street. You take the grand tour, and decide that you would like to visit the inside of William Penn's hat so that you can see a full view of Philadelphia. Is the inside of William Penn's hat part of the City Hall tour?

Answer: No

In 1796, the citizens of Philadelphia erected an ordinance stating that they needed a new town hall. However, serious consideration was not given to the need of a town hall, until the City and County of Philadelphia were merged into a single unit by a State Act in 1854.

Sitting high atop the Second Empire Mode of French Renaissance Revival architecture, rests Philadelphia's founding father, William Penn. Visitors to City Hall are welcomed and encouraged to visit the observation tower that is located just above the beautifully designed building, but rests right below a solid casted statue of William Penn.
10. Once you have viewed Philadelphia's City Hall, you decide that you are going to visit the city's famed Italian Market, a place that was made famous by actor Sylvester Stallone while he was filming the series of "Rocky" flicks. Upon arriving at the Italian Market, you notice a huge mural that is dedicated to Philadelphia's favorite and much beloved mayor. What is the name of the man that the mural was made for and dedicated to?

Answer: Mayor Frank L. Rizzo

Philadelphia's favorite Mayor, Frank L. Rizzo is one of the most beloved, respected, and feared men in the city's history. As much as Frank was loved, he was also hated by many individuals. There was not, and will not be a man like him; he served Philadelphia as a cop, police commissioner, mayor, and consummate campaigner. Frank was and will always be the greatest Mayor in the history of Philadelphia. He served his Mayorship from January 3, 1972 to December 1976; he was awarded by the citizens of Philadelphia a second term in the November 1976 Mayoral Elections, and served his second term from January 5, 1976 to December 1980. Upon the death of Philadelphia's favorite son, a mural was commissioned and can be seen at 9th and Montrose Street; near 9th Street and Catharine Street, which is located in Philadelphia's Italian Market.

The Italian Market opened in 1903, and was dominated by Italian Americans who longed for a little of their ancestral homeland. The 'Market' runs south on 9th Street and ends just before reaching Carpenter Street, heading towards Center City Philadelphia. Inside the 'Market' you will find an assortment of butcher shops, florists, dressmakers, cookware shops, herbs and spice shops, coffee shops, pastry shops, seafood shops, and an array of vendor carts that feature an assortment of fresh fruits and vegetables.

But if you looking for gourmet cheeses, then the place to visit is Di Bruno Brothers House of Cheese; located at 930 South 9th Street. In the 'House,' you will find various cheeses such as Chabis Feuille, Le Grande Caprin, Saint-Maure, Boilie Goat Cheese Balls, Creme Fraiche, Brin d'Amour, Danish Blue, and Papillon Roquefort. The 'House' also has a vast array of kitchenware, Caviar and smoked fish, Pasta and homemade sauces; they also offer specialty items and gift packages.
11. Soon you will be leaving Philadelphia, so you decide it is high time that enjoy some of the city's nightlife. You enjoy the environment of the British Pubs, so you ask the concierge of the hotel where you are staying where there is an authentic British Pub. The concierge informs you that the only British Pub is located at 421 South Second Street and is called The Dark Horse of Philadelphia. You go to your room for a shower and change, and then it is off to The Dark Horse. Once you arrive at the pub you hear the locals saying that the pub was renamed. What was the original name of The Dark Horse of Philadelphia?

Answer: Dicken's Inn

The Dark Horse of Philadelphia, formerly known as Dicken's Inn is the only authentic British Pub in Philadelphia. The Dark Horse offers everything British; including Blackened Chicken, Chip Shop Shammon, Bucket of Sea Trash, and Pub quizzes.
12. You have been at The Dark Horse for approximately four hours, and decide that you are in the mood to listen to Jazz music. You ask the bartender for the closest Jazz Club, and he tells you that would be Zanzibar Blue. What is the address of Zanzibar Blue?

Answer: 600 North Broad street

Established in 1990 Zanzibar Blue, which is located on North Broad Street after moving around a few times, offers a truly unique and elegant musical experience, and is a music lover's dream. The club offers live music seven nights a week, and has the pleasure of having performances by artists such as: Juanita Holiday, Chick Corea, Chuck Mangione, and Nancy Wilson.

When you visit this exceptional club, you can be sure that you will be there until the wee hours of the morning.
13. You look at your watch and realize it is nearing 1:30AM, so you head outside of Zanzibar Blue to hail a cab back to your hotel. As you stumble into your room, you take off your shoes and head for the bathroom, where you shower and change for bed. The next morning you wake and look over your itinerary, and decide that you will go to the American Swedish Museum, but you are not sure as to where the museum is located. Once again you ask the concierge for help and he tells you where the American Swedish Museum is located, and says it is located in one of Philadelphia's Fairmount Park Commissions holdings. In which park does he tell you the museum is located?

Answer: Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park

The American Swedish Museum is located at Broad Street and Pattison Avenue, and is located inside of Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park. The park is commonly referred to by South Philadelphians as "The Lakes." The park was built on a muddy marsh and has man made lakes, a boat house, wildlife, a 126 acre golf course; and of course it houses the Historic American Swedish Museum.

The Museum was found by Swedish-American Amandus Johnson, because he wanted to preserve his Swedish-American heritage. The museum was to act as an educational and functional forum, and was officially opened in 1938, with a celebration of Swedish settlement in Philadelphia.

The building was to resemble a 17th century manor home in Sodermanland, Sweden called Eriksberg. The copper cupola is an exact copy of the one that sits on top of Stockholm's City Hall.

Upon entering the museum the first thing that comes into view is a grand staircase, which will enable you to view the exhibit rooms on the second floor.

The first floor of the beautifully crafted museum hosts the Golden Map Room (which is dedicated to the New Sweden Settlement in Philadelphia, and tracks their journey from their native Sweden), The Colonial Room (the room shows a day in the life of the first Swedish colonists, and the encounters they had with the Native American Indian tribe, Lenape), The Nobel Room (which gives a detailed biography of Alfred Nobel, and why he established the Nobel prizes).

On the second floor, you will be able to see the Kalm-Seaborg Room (which is named for the 18th century botanist, and for Glenn Seaborg, a Nobel recipient in the world of chemistry), The Fredrika Bremer Room (which is dedicated to the Swedish novelist, who was also an advocate for women's rights), The Jenny Lind Room (which is named for the famous Swedish opera singer, Jenny Lind), and The Swedenborg Room (which is a dedication to Swedish inventor Emanuel Swedenborg).
14. After spending several hours at the Historic American Swedish Museum, you check your itinerary and see that the next stop on your list is the area's only aquarium. What is the name of the aquarium?

Answer: New Jersey State Aquarium

The New Jersey State Aquarium, is the area's only aquarium and is located at 1 Riverside Drive between Federal Street and Mickle Boulevard in Camden, New Jersey. You can access the aquarium via Philadelphia's Freedom Ferry, located at Philadelphia's waterfront.
15. After visiting the area's aquarium you decide to make it an early night, you go back to your hotel and start packing up your things for your flight back to the United Kingdom. You lounge on the bed, enjoying a book, and soon your eyelids become heavy and you fade off to sleep. The next morning you wake and busy yourself with a few remaining things, before you check-out of the hotel. When you are finished, you head down to the lobby, you check out, and thank the concierge for all of his help. The doorman sees you and flags you a taxi, which will take you back to the Philadelphia International Airport for your flight home. But before you get into the waiting taxi, the doorman tells you that you really should try a Philadelphia tradition, and it is something that you can take on the plane trip home. What is it that the doorman tells you that you should try?

Answer: Philadelphia pretzel

Philadelphia's Federal Pretzel Company is located at 638 Federal Street, and is a tradition and an addiction to Philadelphia natives. You can purchase the hand baked, freshly made, piping hot pretzels directly from the Federal Pretzel company. They also produce and sell, pizza, garlic, and cheese pretzels.

Now that you have visited the historic city of Philadelphia, and have visited all of the 'hot spots,' your cab heads towards Philadelphia International Airport, so that you can catch your flight bound for the United Kingdom. Hope that you enjoyed your stay, and have a safe flight!

There are numerous tours that are available to visitors; however I have chosen to use places which are of interest to Philadelphia natives, and visitors alike. Thanks for taking my quiz!
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